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The following is a list of ideas of places to post or distribute your adoption networking cards.

  • Laundromats
  • Common areas of apartment complexes (pool, exercise room, lounge, office, and vending)
  • Common areas of high-rises of offices complexes (vending)
  • Kiosks/message centers
  • Hair styling salons
  • Nail salons
  • Tanning salons
  • Barber shops
  • Auto repair shops
  • Check cashing outlets
  • Grocery stores
  • Health food stores
  • Church message board
  • Photo processing
  • Utility bill payment centers
  • Mailbox centers
  • Employee lounges
  • Ad in employee news letter
  • Feed store
  • Universities/Jr. Colleges/Trade Schools
  • Lounge areas
  • Clothing exchanges
  • Music exchanges
  • Coffee houses
  • Sports bars
  • Book store/book exchanges
  • Kiosks
  • Student health centers
  • Common areas for dormitories (TV Lounge/Vending area)
  • Video stores
  • Eatery establishments
  • Libraries/study areas
  • Student union message boards
  • Employment/placement centers
  • Cafeterias/vending areas
  • Entertainment areas (pool, bowling, video games)
  • Laundromats
  • Dry cleaners
  • Convenience stores
  • Bicycle shops
  • Check cashing outlets
  • Counseling centers
  • Computer labs
  • Copy centers
  • Phone centers
  • Job Training Centers
  • Welfare offices
  • Post offices
  • Food banks
  • Homeless shelters
  • Halfway houses
  • Second hand stores
  • Bus stations
  • Airports/train stations
  • Train/bus/shuttle stops

Schedule Networking Time. Schedule the time that you will spend networking to find an adoption situation. Take a full or part day a week to network. You could take a trip to neighboring city or a local college or university to network. You could make posters as well as your adoption networking "business" cards.

Enlist the Help of Friends. Get friends and family to take time to help network in their area.

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